Actress Says She Didn’t Want Iconic ‘Coming to America’ Role

Though it’s been nearly 30 years since we saw Vanessa Bell Calloway as Princess Imani in “Coming to America,” many people can’t help but sing “she’s your queen to be” when they see her today. Yep, girlfriend still looks amazing. “I work out. I don’t drink any sodas or coffee. The only thing I drink is tea […]

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GLAAD Nominee Spotlight: Best Drama Series

This year’s  GLAAD Media Awards is fast approaching with the LA awards on April 2nd (NY’s awards is May 14th) and I’m turning the spotlight on some of the key categories up for an award this year. As I’ve said before, the competition isn’t as heated as other awards since just being nominated is a […]

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Who Scored Excellent? Who Didn’t? GLAAD Releases 9th Annual Network Responsibility Index

It’s that time of year again when GLAAD releases its annual Network Responsibility Index (its ninth) looking at how television is doing representing the LGBT community. The report looks at original primetime programming on the five broadcast networks (ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, FOX) and 10 cable networks (HBO, MTV, Showtime, ABC Family, TLC, History, A&E, TNT, […]

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Shonda Rhimes Talks LGBT Representation in Series, Thoughts on Emmys

One of the upsides of the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour is getting some face time with the prolific (and very busy) showrunners and writers who are crafting some of the hottest television series on the air. Shonda Rhimes is a name that easily rises to the top of any showrunner list as she currently […]

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Are We Having a Lesbian Moment on Television? Top Critics Weigh In!

Last month, at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, where the networks bi-annually bring stars and producers from their new and returning shows, Ellen DeGeneres was asked whether she saw a groundbreaking aspect to the new NBC sitcom, “One Big Happy.” DeGeneres is the executive producer of the new series, along with out writer/creator […]

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People’s Choice Awards 2015: What’s Gay About The Nominations?

There’s something special about the “People’s Choice Awards” mostly because they’re reflect exactly what the viewers out there are watching and loving. This is very clear from this year’s nominees, which were announced last week. There’s something great about seeing actors and shows that rarely get attention from Emmy or Golden Globe voters, right? So, while […]

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Fall Preview: Jack Falahee Talks His Gay Alter Ego On ‘How To Get Away With Murder”

“Grey’s Anatomy” has them. “Scandal” has them. So it’s no big shock that the latest show to come out of Shondaland (the production company of TV mogul Shonda Rhimes), “How To Get Away With Murder” has them, too. Of course, I’m talking about gay characters and in the ever-inclusive world of the new drama created […]

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Queen Latifah to Star in HBO Bessie Smith Biopic, Celeb Interest in LA Clippers Grows & More

Here’s a couple of things to whet your appetite: Queen Latifah will show off her acting chops in an HBO biopic. And Donald Sterling continues to dominate the news as various outlets speculate on the Los Angeles Clippers’ future, which could include the likes of Oprah Winfrey or Magic Johnson. Plus there’s my watchlist and […]

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